Spring 2021 GSR Researcher, Technology and Work Program

UC Berkeley Labor Center

The UC Berkeley Labor Center is searching for a graduate student researcher to support our research on the intersection of race & gender equity and workplace technology rights. This position will involve research and analysis on a variety of topics such as algorithmic bias, race and gender discrimination, and the broad range of issues related to emerging technologies in the workplace, such as electronic monitoring and algorithmic management.

The position requires excellent research and writing skills and familiarity with key policy areas around technological change, workers’ rights, and/or race and gender equity. This position is an excellent opportunity to work with leading researchers on a project that is deeply engaged in the current future of work debates and to help integrate race and gender equity more deeply in its analysis.

Job qualifications:

  • Graduate student in sociology, public policy, city & regional planning, economics, or other relevant departments
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Background in technology, bias and discrimination, and workers’ rights
  • Background in labor markets and labor standards policies
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently

The position will be 20 hours per week, working remotely. Please send a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to Reem Suleiman, rsuleiman@berkeley.edu as soon as possible but no later than October 28th.